Woman attacked with machete near Charlton Marks & Spencer

A woman in her 50s has been attacked tonight by a man with a machete on Rathmore Road in Charlton.

Police were called at 7:18pm. The suspect ran towards Woolwich Road where the Marks & Spencer and Costa stores are located.

The attacker is not known to the victim, who does not have life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as “an Asian man, aged in his 30s, of heavy build. He may be wearing a tanned jacket”.

A man ran from Rathmore Road onto Woolwich Road after 7pm

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 6689/16 Nov. Alternatively tweet @MetCC.

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I've lived in south east London most of my life growing up in Greenwich borough and working in the area for many years. The site has contributors on occasion and we cover many different topics. Living and working in the area offers an insight into what is happening locally.

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